2012-13 News

July 24, 2013
Men's Hoops Earns NABC Academic Accolades
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball program recently received several academic awards from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

June 10, 2013
Hoyt and Culy Earn Commissioner's Award
Michigan Tech senior Samantha Hoyt and junior Alex Culy each earned the Winter Meijer Commissioner’s Awards from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

April 29, 2013
Men's Basketball Signs Two
Head coach Kevin Luke announced that Dillon Gordon and (Trout Creek, Mich.) and Jason Hawke (London, Ont.) have both signed National Letters of Intent to join the Michigan Tech men’s basketball program for the 2013-14 season.

April 29, 2013
Follow the Huskies Episode 18

April 24, 2013
Men's Basketball Hands Out Team Awards
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team, which advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Midwest Regional and won a share of the GLIAC North Division, recently handed out it’s team awards.

April 10, 2013
Follow the Huskies Episode 16
Athletic Director Suzanne Sanregret talks about her involvement as the chair of the NCAA Midwest Regional Ranking Committee.

March 31, 2013
Haidar Scores 13 Points in All-Star Game
Michigan Tech men’s basketball player Ali Haidar scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds in the 2013 Reese’s Division II College All-Star Game Friday (March 29).

March 28, 2013
Haidar Earns Second All-America Honor
After earning Daktronics Inc., All-America honors last week, Michigan Tech senior Ali Haidar earned the same award from the National Basketball Coaches Association.

March 25, 2013
Follow the Huskies Episode 14
Highlights from the men's basketball trip to the NCAA Midwest Regional in Springfield, Mo.

March 23, 2013
Haidar Named All-America
Michigan Tech senior Ali Haidar earned Daktronics, Inc First Team All-America accolades for men’s basketball recently. Haidar is the first Michigan Tech men’s basketball player to earn the award since Josh Buettner in 2003-04. Haidar also earned All-District honors from the National Basketball Coaches Association and will be put on the ballot for All-America.

March 18, 2013
Men's Hoops Season Ends in Springfield
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball season came to end with a 76-62 loss at the hands of Drury Sunday (March 17) in the semifinals of the NCAA Midwest Regional Tournament. Junior Austin Armga powered the Huskies with 21 points, shooting 6-of-12 from the field and 8-of-9 from the line.

March 17, 2013
Men Advance With Win Over Parkside
Senior Ali Haidar and sophomore Ben Stelzer combined for 57 points for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team in an 86-75 win over UW-Parkside Saturday (March 16) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.

March 17, 2013
Men Post Game Interview vs UWP NCAA

March 17, 2013
DU NCAA Post Game Interview

March 15, 2013
Haidar Earns Daktronics All-Region
Michigan Tech senior men’s basketball player Ali Haidar earned Daktronics, Inc. Midwest All-Region first team honors. He was a second team selection in 2011-12.

March 13, 2013
Huskies Square Off Against Rangers in NCAA Tournament
No. 24 Michigan Tech will face No. 17 UW-Parkside in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Midwest Regional Saturday (March 16) in Springfield, Mo.

March 12, 2013
Ticket Information For Men's NCAA Regional
Tickets for the Michigan Tech NCAA Midwest Regional men’s basketball tournament game against UW-Parkside Saturday (March 16) at 9:30 pm in Springfield, Mo., will go on sale Wednesday (March 13) morning.

March 12, 2013
Alex Culy Interview Before NCAA Tournament

March 10, 2013
Men's Basketball Earns NCAA Tournament Bid
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball was selected as an at-large team for the field of 64 in the 2013 NCAA Div. II Men’s Basketball Tournament. The team will face No. 5 seed UW-Parkside Saturday (March 16). Game time as well as ticket information will be released when it becomes available.

March 10, 2013
Stelzer Named to GLIAC All-Tournament Team
Michigan Tech sophomore Ben Stelzer was selected to the GLIAC Men’s Basketball All-Tournament Team Sunday (March 10).

March 9, 2013
Huskies Fall to Oilers in Men's GLIAC Semis
Michigan Tech battled back from a 31-19 deficit at halftime to take a late 50-49 lead before falling 54-51 to Findlay in the GLIAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Semifinal today at the SDC Gym.

March 8, 2013
Haidar Named Player of the Year, Culy All-Defensive Selection
Senior Ali Haidar was named the GLIAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and junior Alex Culy earned all-defensive team the league announced Friday (March 8).

March 8, 2013
Huskies Host Oilers in GLIAC Semifinals
No. 24 Michigan Tech will host Finlay in the semifinals of the GLIAC Tournament Saturday (March 9). Tech has more tournament appearances (17) than any other team in the GLIAC Tournament and ranks second in wins (23) behind Findlay (26).

March 7, 2013
Michigan Tech Basketball Playoff Information
Tickets on sale for Tech's first home GLIAC Men's Basketball Tournament Final Four since 2003. Tournament details for both Michigan Tech basketball teams.

March 6, 2013
Tech Men Top Northwood in OT; Will Host GLIAC Final Four
Jordan Chartier buried a game-tying 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, and Michigan Tech outscored Northwood 20-10 in overtime to survive tonight’s GLIAC Tournament Quarterfinal at the SDC Gym. Paired with a loss by top-seeded Wayne State, the No. 2-seeded Huskies will now host the GLIAC Final Four this weekend.

March 5, 2013
Men Host Timberwolves in GLIAC Quarterfinals
No. 24 Michigan Tech will host Northwood in a GLIAC Tournament quarterfinal game Wednesday (March 6). The Huskies have won six of the their last seven games.

March 3, 2013
Basketball Teams Host GLIAC Tournament Quarterfinal Games Wednesday
Both Michigan Tech basketball teams will host a GLIAC Tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday (March 6). The men's team which is the No. 2 seed will host No. 7 Northwood at 5:30 pm, and the women seeded No. 4 will host No. 5 Grand Valley State at 7:30 pm.

March 2, 2013
Men Earn Share of GLIAC Title With NMU Win
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team claimed a share of the GLIAC Regular Season Title with a convincing 72-48 win over rival Northern Michigan in front of 1,952 fans Saturday (March 2).

March 1, 2013
Men Close Regular Season at Home Against NMU
Michigan Tech will host Northern Michigan for the final game of the regular season Saturday (March 2). The Huskies have won five of their last six games.

February 25, 2013
Haidar Named Player of the Week
Michigan Technological University senior Ali Haidar was named the GLIAC North Division Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the third straight week after scoring 68 points in a pair of wins against Northwood and Lake Superior State last week.

February 23, 2013
T.J. Brown Layup Beats Buzzer vs. Lake Superior State
T.J. Brown’s layup as the buzzer sounded gave Michigan Tech a 79-78 victory over Lake Superior State in a wild finish at the SDC Gym today. The lead changed hands twice in the final two seconds after the Lakers’ Derek Kinney buried a 3-pointer with 1.6 showing on the clock. Ben Stelzer grabbed the ball from the net, signalled Brown to go long and hit him in stride with a 70-foot pass for the game winner.

February 21, 2013
Haidar Scores 32 in Tech Win
Senior Ali Haidar scored 32 points for Michigan Tech in an 82-70 win over Northwood in GLIAC men’s basketball action Thursday (Feb. 21). He shot 11-of-19 from the field and 9-of-11 from the line.

February 20, 2013
Men's Basketball Hosts Northwood, Lake Superior State
Michigan Tech will host Northwood Thursday (Feb. 21) and Lake Superior State Saturday (Feb. 23). The Huskies have won three of their last four games.

February 18, 2013
Haidar Named Player of the Week
Michigan Technological University senior Ali Haidar was named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week after tallying a pair of double-doubles last week for Michigan Tech.

February 16, 2013
Tech Men Edged at Saginaw Valley 53-50
Just one game after defeating GLIAC-leading Wayne State on Thursday (Feb. 14), the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team suffered a 53-50 loss at Saginaw Valley State today.

February 15, 2013
Men Slay Warriors in Overtime
Senior Ali Haidar scored 29 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team in a 67-61 overtime win at Wayne State Thursday (Feb. 14). The win was the first for the Huskies in Detroit since 2003.

February 12, 2013
Men on the Road at WSU, SVSU
Michigan Tech will make its final road trip of the regular season playing at North Division leader Wayne State Thursday (Feb. 14) and Saginaw Valley State Saturday (Feb. 16). The Huskies have won five of their last six games.

February 11, 2013
Haidar Named Player of the Week
Michigan Technological University senior Ali Haidar has been named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week for men's basketball.

February 9, 2013
Huskies Sink Lakers
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team held Grand Valley to 13 first half points in a 69-51 win Saturday (Feb. 9).

February 7, 2013
Haidar Sets Rebounding Mark in Win
Senior Ali Haidar scored 27 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team in a 64-55 win over Ferris State Thursday (Feb. 7). Haidar is now the all-time career rebounding leader for the Huskies with 806.

February 6, 2013
Basketball Faces Ferris State and Grand Valley State
Michigan Tech will host Ferris State Thursday (Feb. 7) and Grand Valley Saturday (Feb. 9) during Winter Carnival.

February 5, 2013
Culy and Hoyt Earn Academic All-District Honors
Michigan Tech basketball players Sam Hoyt and Alex Culy have each earned Capital One Academic All-District Four honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America.

February 2, 2013
Men's Hoops Falls in Marquette
Senior Ali Haidar scored 19 points and senior Matt Esters added 13 for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team in a 59-55 loss in Marquette Saturday (Feb. 2).

January 31, 2013
Men Ready for Dog Fight in Marquette
Michigan Tech will play only one game this week at Upper Peninsula rival Northern Michigan Saturday (Feb. 2).

January 30, 2013
Tech Athletics Offering Carnival Ticket Six Packs for $30
With six home events during Winter Carnival week, Michigan Tech athletics is offering the deal of the decade on tickets. Get admission to all six home events plus two free parking passes for just $30 for adults and $15 for youth—that's more than 50 percent off.

January 26, 2013
Huskies Win in Overtime at LSSU
Senior Ali Haidar tied his season-high with 35 points to lead Michigan Tech to an 83-79 overtime at Lake Superior State Saturday (Jan. 26).

January 24, 2013
Huskies Post Comeback Win in Midland
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team shot 75-percent (21-28) in the second half in a 79-65 GLIAC over Northwood Thursday (Jan. 24). The Huskies out-scored the Timberwolves 57-35 over the final 20 minutes.

January 23, 2013
Men's Basketball on the Road at NU, LSSU
Michigan Tech hits the road for games at Northwood Thursday (Jan. 24) and Lake Superior State Saturday (Jan. 26).

January 19, 2013
Big Second Half Propels Men to Victory
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team out-scored Saginaw Valley State 50-24 in the second half for a 77-54 win Saturday (Jan. 19).

January 17, 2013
Wayne State Defeats Tech Men
Wayne State drained 10 3-pointers in a 70-59 win over the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team Thursday (Jan. 17).

January 16, 2013
Huskies Host Warriors and Cardinals This Week
Michigan Tech returns to the SDC Gymnasium for a pair of GLIAC games. Tech hosts Wayne State on Thursday (Jan. 17) and Saginaw Valley State on Saturday (Jan. 19).

January 14, 2013
Basketball Luncheon Wednesday
The Cager Club will have its first luncheon of the season Wednesday (Jan. 16) at noon in the Opie Hockey Suites of the MacInnes Student Ice Arena.

January 12, 2013
Grand Valley Men Defeat Tech Hoops
Senior Ali Haidar scored 25 and sophomore Ben Stelzer added 21 for Michigan Tech but it was not enough as Grand Valley came away with a 70-65 win Saturday (Jan. 12).

January 10, 2013
Ferris Snaps Tech Winning Streak
Only five players scored for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team in a 74-66 loss at Ferris State in league action Thursday (Jan. 10). Tech falls to 10-3 overall and 7-2 in the GLIAC.

January 8, 2013
Ferris State and Grand Valley on Tap for Men's Basketball
Michigan Tech will start GLIAC North Division play this week with a pair of pivitol match-ups at Ferris State Thursday (Jan. 10) and Grand Valley State Saturday (Jan. 12).

January 5, 2013
Armga Leads Tech to Win with 26 Points
Junior Austin Armga scored a season-high 26 points to lead the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team to an 81-69 GLIAC win over Ashland Saturday (Jan. 5).

January 4, 2013
Coach Luke, Ashland Post Game Interview
Head coach Kevin Luke Post Game interview following win over Ashland.

January 3, 2013
Men Extend Streak to Six with 66-48 Win over Lake Erie
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team took care of business at home tonight with a 66-48 GLIAC victory over Lake Erie. The teams battled through a back-and-forth first half before the Huskies’ defense imposed its will in the second. The visitors scored just five points through the first 14 minutes of the second frame.

January 2, 2013
Men's Basketball Looks to Build on Five Game Win Streak This Week
Michigan Tech returns to GLIAC play this week with a pair of games at the SDC Gymnasium. The Huskies host Lake Erie Thursday (Jan. 3) and Ashland Saturday (Jan. 5).

December 29, 2012
Men's Hoops Tops Parkside 69-51
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team finished with a 41-25 rebounding advantage in a 69-51 win at UW-Parkside Saturday (Dec. 29).

December 26, 2012
Men Headed to UWP for Final Non-Conference Game
Michigan Tech will play its final non-conference game of the regular season Saturday (Dec. 29) at UW-Parkside.

December 15, 2012
Romback Scores 21 in Tech Win at Tiffin
Sophomore Phil Romback scored a career-high 21 points to lead the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team to a 75-55 GLIAC win at Tiffin Saturday (Dec. 15).

December 13, 2012
Tech Men Post Victory at Ohio Dominican
Senior Ali Haidar scored a game-high 31 points to lead the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team to a convincing 75-56 GLIAC win at Ohio Dominican Thursday (Dec. 13). He added nine rebounds, including three on the offensive end.

December 11, 2012
Ohio Dominican and Tiffin on Tap This Week For Men's Basketball
Michigan Tech will travel to Ohio this week for a pair of GLIAC games. Thursday (Dec. 13) Tech will face Ohio Dominican and Saturday (Dec. 15) it takes on Tiffin.

December 8, 2012
Men's Hoops Defeats Hillsdale 73-55
Four players scored in double figures for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team in a 73-55 GLIAC win over Hillsdale Saturday (Dec. 8).

December 6, 2012
Tech Men Knock Off No. 13 Findlay
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team led from start to finish in a 66-49 GLIAC win over No. 13 Findlay Thursday (Dec. 6) at the SDC Gymnasium.

December 5, 2012
Oilers and Chargers On Tap This Week For Men's Hoops
Michigan Tech will host a pair of GLIAC South Division opponents this week. Tech welcomes No. 13 Findlay Thursday (Dec. 6) and Hillsdale Saturday (Dec. 8).

December 1, 2012
Men's Basketball Falls in Overtime
Four players scored in double figures for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team in an 84-75 road overtime loss at Walsh Saturday (Dec. 1).

November 29, 2012
Romback Double-Double Secures Tech Win
Sophomore Phil Romback recorded his first career double-double (16 points, 11 rebounds) to lead the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team to a 71-58 win at Malone to open GLIAC play Thursday (Nov. 29).

November 27, 2012
Huskies Open League Play at Malone
Michigan Tech will open GLIAC play with the two newest members of the GLIAC this week. Tech will play at Malone Thursday (Nov. 29) and Walsh Saturday (Dec. 1).

November 27, 2012
Men's Basketball Signs Two
Michigan Tech head men’s basketball coach Kevin Luke announced that two players, Luke Cordes (Ossineke, Mich.) and Quintan Harris (Bellevue, Mich.) have signed National Letters of Intent to join the team in 2013-14.

November 26, 2012
Haidar Named Player of the Week
Michigan Technological University senior forward Ali Haidar was named the GLIAC North Division Men's Basketball Player of the Week after scoring 35 points in a 86-59 win over Bemidji State.

November 20, 2012
Haidar Scores 35 in Hoops Win
Senior Ali Haidar scored a season-high 35 points, including 26 in the first half, to lead the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team to an 86-59 win over Bemidji State Tuesday (Nov. 20) at the SDC Gymnasium.

November 19, 2012
Men's Basketball Hosts Bemidji State Tuesday
Michigan Tech will face a NSIC opponent for the third straight game when it hosts Bemidji State Tuesday (Nov. 20). Game time is set for 7 pm.

November 17, 2012
Bulldogs Bite Men's Basketball 70-58
Ali Haidar was the only player to score in double figures for the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team as they dropped a 70-58 non-conference decision at Minn. Duluth Saturday (Nov. 17).

November 15, 2012
Men's Basketball Defeats Mustangs in Season Opener
Ali Haidar scored 32 points and Ben Stelzer added 22 to lead Michigan Tech to a 75-67 win at Southwest Minnesota State Thursday (Nov. 15).

November 12, 2012
Men's Hoops Opens Regular Season on the Road
Michigan Tech will open the regular season at Southwest Minnesota State on Nov. 15th. The team will play at Minnesota Duluth on Nov. 17th.

November 7, 2012
Men's Basketball Defeats Finlandia 117-53
GLIAC Preseason Player of the Year Ali Haidar scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team to a 117-53 win over local foe Finlandia Wednesday (Nov. 7).

November 5, 2012
Food Drive Set For Basketball Exhibition Against Finlandia
The Michigan Tech men's basketball team will open the season with an exhibition game against Finlandia Wednesday (Nov. 7) at the SDC Gymnasium.

November 5, 2012
Basketball Battle of the Bridge Wednesday
Michigan Tech will host cross town foe Finlandia in an exhibition game Wednesday (Nov. 7) at the SDC Gymnasium.

November 1, 2012
Men's Basketball Picked First, Haidar Preseason Player of the Year
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team was picked first in the North Division of the 2012 GLIAC Men’s Basketball Poll, and senior Ali Haidar was named the GLIAC Preseason Player of the Year.

October 24, 2012
Haidar Named to Division II Bulletin Preseason Super 16 Team
The Division II Bulletin has named Michigan Technological University senior forward-center Ali Haidar (Windsor, Ontario/Forster) to its Preseason Super 16 Team.

October 17, 2012
2012-13 Men's Basketball Season Outlook
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team is looking to repeat as GLIAC North Division Champions in 2012-13, and it has the fire power to back it up. The Huskies return nine players from last years squad, including three starters.

August 6, 2012
Men's Basketball Team Headed to Italy
The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team is beginning its 2012-13 season early by taking a foreign tour to Italy Aug. 15-23. The trip will span nine days and feature three games against Italian club teams.

August 4, 2012
45 Alums Take Part in Reunion Weekend and Game
Michigan Tech men’s basketball alumni, who were on campus this weekend to reminisce with their teammates, added some new memories tonight at the Student Development Complex Gymnasium. The former players split into two squads and played an alumni game.